Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 35.0 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Demersal; depth range 230 - 375 m (Ref. 249)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 1°N - 32°S, 31°E - 44°E (Ref. 4)
Western Indian Ocean.
It has a maximum total body length 35 cm; a carapace length of 14 cm; and an average carapace length of 10 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths from 216 to 375 and lives on rough substrates with sand and mud (Ref. 4). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (25 of 100)